What I’ve Watched – Recommendations

December 27, 2013 in Blog

Since I have been bound to a computer I’ve had too much time to watch entertainment. I have seen everything. Below, I listed these as my favorites. These are the only ones I outstandingly recommend.

These movies are less popular and I rated them 5 stars:

  • Mr Nobody
  • The Machine
  • Metropolis Restored
  • Instructions not Included
  • Goodbye World
  • Eva
  • Delete
  • Take Care
  • The Trotsky
  • The Time Traveler’s Wife
  • Aeon Flux
  • 12 Angry Men
  • Margin Call
  • Casino Jack
  • Nell
  • Agora
  • 8 Miles High
  • The Way Back
  • Awakenings
  • The Great Debators
  • O’ Brother Where Art Thou
  • The Red Violin
  • Kon-Tiki
  • Malena
  • Charley Wilson’s War
  • Fair Game
  • Middle Men
  • The Ballad of Jack and Rose
  • Thank you for Smoking
  • Idiocracy
  • Children of Men

These movies are worth a watch; I rate them 4 stars:

  • Doomsday Book
  • Automata
  • Europa Report
  • The Final Cut
  • Robot and Frank
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • The Heir Apartment: Largo Winch
  • Cybergeddon
  • Detachment
  • Branded
  • Stand by me
  • The Brass Teapot
  • eXistenZ
  • Into the Void
  • Jesus Henry Christ
  • Barbarella

These are popular movies worth watching again; rated 5 stars:

  • War of the Worlds
  • Inception
  • Minority Report
  • Total Recall
  • K-Pax
  • The Mist
  • Elysium
  • Prometheus
  • A.I.
  • I Robot
  • Oblivion
  • Minority Report
  • The Island
  • Serenity
  • V for Vendetta
  • Into the Wild
  • Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
  • The Day the Earth Stood Still
  • Gangs of New York
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
  • Black Swan
  • Dan in Real Life
  • Blood Diamond
  • Schindler’s List
  • The Aviator
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • The Pianist
  • Vanilla Sky
  • Fight Club
  • Gattaca
  • Avatar
  • Pan’s Labyrinth
  • The Talented Mr. Ripley
  • A River Runs Through It
  • A Beautiful Mind
  • Shawshank Redemption
  • Donnie Darko
  • The Last King of Scotland
  • Hotel Rwanda
  • Slumdog Millionaire
  • The Beach
  • Good Will Hunting
  • The Grapes of Wrath
  • A clockwork Orange
  • Gran Torino
  • Django Unchained
  • Rain Man
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • The Truman Show
  • Jurassic Park
  • Planet of the Apes
  • Big Fish
  • Reign Over Me
  • The Help
  • Iron Man
  • The Life of David Gale
  • Pay it Forward
  • Babel
  • Tsotsi
  • 10,000 BC
  • Milk
  • Defiance
  • Argo
  • Catch Me if You Can
  • Erin Brockovich
  • The Blind Side
  • The Mothman Prophecies
  • Ray
  • Lincoln
  • Jarhead
  • Rudy
  • Rock Star
  • Almost Famous
  • Apocalyptico
  • Dances with Wolves
  • The Last of the Mohicans
  • Les Miserables
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • Moulin Rouge
  • Burlesque
  • Hustle and Flow
  • School of Rock
  • Team America: World Police
  • Valkyrie
  • Seven Pounds
  • Boiler Room
  • Edward Scissorhands
  • Sweet Novermber
  • Harry Potter
  • Boys in the Hood
  • Juno
  • Borat
  • Saturday Night Live
  • Embended: Live
  • The Legend of Bagger Vance
  • Limitless
  • The Departed
  • Crash
  • The Pursuit of Happiness
  • District 9
  • Office Space
  • Napoleon Dynamite
  • Clerks
  • Forest Gump
  • Armageddon
  • Gladiator
  • Braveheart
  • Sweeny Todd
  • Don Jon
  • God Bless America
  • Promise Land
  • Wall-E
  • It’s a Wonderful Life
  • The Goonies

My favorite relationship movies:

  • Mr Nobody
  • Stuck in Love
  • Liberal Arts
  • The Giant Mechanical Man
  • Spanglish
  • Silver Lining Playbook
  • Forgetting Sarah Marshall
  • Chasing Amy
  • American Pie
  • Frida
  • She’s Out of My League
  • The Wedding Singer
  • 500 days of summer
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless mine
  • Take this Waltz
  • Happy Gilmore
  • High Fidelity
  • Wanderlust
  • Just go with it
  • Now is Good
  • I can’t think straight

Favorite stand-up comedians:

  • John Mulaney
  • Bo Burnham
  • Bill Maher
  • Mitch Hedberg
  • Bill Burr
  • Lewis Black
  • Dick Gregory
  • Joe Rogan
  • Janeane Garofalo
TV series that I’ve rated 5 stars:
  • Continuum
  • Caprica
  • Jericho
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • The Honorable Woman
  • House of Cards
  • Mad Men
  • Doctor Who
  • Star Trek
  • Battlestar Gallactica
  • Black Mirror
  • Halt and Catch Fire
  • Futurama
  • Chuck
  • Key and Peele
  • Weeds
  • 30 Rock
  • Modern Family
  • Chuck
  • Scrubs
  • Wilfred
  • Misfits
  • Mr. Bean
  • Undeclared
  • Bomb Girls
  • Dexter
  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
  • How I Met Your Mother
  • Freaks and Geeks

TV series that I’ve rated 4 stars:

  • Orange is the New Black
  • Garfunkle and Oats
  • Blue Mountain State
  • Flight of the Concords
  • Jekyll
  • A Young Doctor’s Notebook
  • Coupling
  • Californication

The best tv news and reality:

  • PBS News Hour
  • Charley Rose
  • Frontline
  • American Experience
  • Inside Man – Morgan Spurlock
  • 60 Minutes
  • 20/20
  • Dateline
  • Nightline
  • BBC World News
  • NBC Nightly News
  • Dr. Oz
  • Master Chef
  • Shark Tank
  • American Pickers
  • The Daily Show
  • The Colbert Report

Must see tv series in nature and science:

  • How to Grow a Planet
  • The Universe – H2
  • The Inexplicable Universe
  • Unraveling the Cosmos
  • Amazing Planet
  • Ultimate Mars Challenge
  • Wild China / Wild Indo China
  • Natural Geographic Amazing Planet
  • BBC: Blue Planet
  • PBS Nova
  • Ken Burns: The National Parks
  • Into the Wormhole
  • Futurescape
  • How the Universe Works
  • Mythbusters
  • Bear Grylls
  • Survivor Man
  • Dual Survivor
  • How it’s Made
  • Anything about the universe, science, nature and geography

Transcendent documentaries about the future of science:

  • Transcendent Man
  • Stephen Hawking’s Grand Design
  • Future by Design
  • Mega Engineering
  • Surviving Progress
  • Prophets of Science Fiction
  • Brink: Singularity
  • Print the Legend

The most informative documentaries:

  • Mysteries of the Unseen Universe
  • Jane’s Journey
  • The Human Family Tree
  • The Shock Doctrine
  • The Vanishing of the Bees
  • The Corporation
  • An Inconvenient Truth
  • Blackfish
  • We Steal Secrets: he story of Wikileaks
  • Frontline: Bush’s War
  • Something Ventured
  • National Geographic: Inside North Korea
  • Sicko
  • Outfoxed
  • Freakonomics
  • Walmart: The high cost of low prices
  • Missrepresentation
  • Temple Grandin
  • Gasland
  • Fuel
  • Bowling for Columbine
  • Roger and Me
  • Waiting for Superman
  • Ethos
  • Inside Job
  • Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
  • Restrepo
  • No End in Sight
  • Zeitgeist
  • Earthlings
  • The Flaw
  • Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky
  • Tapped
  • Flow: For the Love of Water
  • Blue Gold – World Water Wars
  • Stress: Portrait of a Killer
  • Who killed the electric Car?
  • The Union: The Business Behind Getting High
  • Capitalism: A Love Story
  • People of a Feather
  • Snow Monkeys
  • Wild Ocean
  • The Green Prince

Documentaries about health:

  • Food Matters
  • Forks over Knives
  • The Gerson miracle
  • Food, Inc
  • The Future of Food
  • Hungry for Change
  • Farmageddon
  • Frankensteer
  • Engine 2 Diet Kitchen Rescue
  • Super Sixe Me
  • Food Fight
  • King Corn
  • Burzynski
  • Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead
  • The Beautiful Truth
  • The Fruit Hunters
  • Vitality

Spiritual documentaries:

  • I am
  • 3 magic words
  • Alive Inside
  • What the #%*! Do We Know
  • Religulous
  • Dogma
  • Ayurveda: The art of being
  • Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard
  • The Nature of Existence
  • Yoga Is: A Transformational Journey

I also watch and read anything about or from:

  • Paul Krugman
  • Ray Kurzweil
  • Elon Musk
  • Stephen Hawking
  • Bill Gates
  • TED videos
  • Steve Jobs
  • Warren Buffet
  • Albert Einstein
  • Thomas Edison
  • Franklin D Roosevelt
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Lincoln… and all US Presidents
  • Noam Chomsky­
  • Gandhi
  • Darwin
  • Adam Smith
  • Sir Edward Coke
  • Isaac Newton
  • Galileo Galilei
  • Leonardo Da Vince
  • Aristotle
  • Plato
  • Socrates
  • Hypocrites
  • Dali Lama
  • The Pope

Update 4/6/17:

  • The Last Man on Earth
  • Cowspiracy
  • 13 reasons why
  • Beasts of no Nation
  • The True Cost
  • Requiem for the American Dream
  • In Search of Balance
  • The Big Short
  • The Imitation Game
  • Rosewater
  • Fargo
  • 3%
  • 13th
  • Travelers
  • OA
  • Stranger Things
  • Seth Myers
  • Where to Invade Next
  • Advantageous
  • Jim Jefferies
  • Trevor Noah
  • Dope
  • Hits
  • Interstellar
  • Hidden Figures
  • Moonlight
  • Captain Fantastic
  • The Martian
  • Ex Machina
  • Spotlight
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Lincoln
  • Les Miserables
  • Life of Pi
Here’s some more recent decent sci-fi movies:
  • Listening
  • Time Lapse
  • Synchronicity
  • Uncanny – isn’t great but is interesting.
  • The Lobster – I still don’t know if I love it or hate it.
  • ARQ
  • iBoy
  • The Discovery
  • These Final Hours
  • Equals
  • Operator

 

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